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March 7 wildfire impacts in Oklahoma exceed $16 million

March 7 wildfire impacts in Oklahoma exceed $16 million

BUFFALO, Okla. – The numbers have been crunched: the March 7 wildfires that ravaged parts of Beaver, Harper and Woodward counties had an economic impact exceeding $16 million.

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OSU team helping producers tackle farm financial decisions

OSU team helping producers tackle farm financial decisions

STILLWATER, Okla. – A team of Oklahoma State University agricultural economists is making it easier than ever for producers to become better aware of sound farm financial planning practices and Farm Service Agency programs that may help their operational bottom line.

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Making sure babies sleep safely

Making sure babies sleep safely

STILLWATER, Okla. – Everyone likes curling into a favorite position for a nap or good night’s sleep and babies are no different. But, for little ones, the most comfortable position may not always be the safest.

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New federal regulations make infant sling carriers safer

New federal regulations make infant sling carriers safer

STILLWATER, Okla. – Lots of parents and caregivers prefer to transport babies snuggled against their bodies using infant sling carriers. Recently tightened mandatory federal standards for the devices are designed to increase their safety and prevent possible injuries or death.

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Fire ant quarantine zone adds steps to making hay donations to wildfire victims

Fire ant quarantine zone adds steps to making hay donations to wildfire victims

ADA, Okla. – Fire ants can easily attack and kill small livestock such as chickens and ground-nesting wildlife, making efforts to keep them in check of vital importance.

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Basics of bottle feeding calves orphaned by wildfires

Basics of bottle feeding calves orphaned by wildfires

BUFFALO, Okla. – Wildfires that raged through the heart of cattle country in western Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas left a trail of devastation, including motherless calves in need of basic motherly care.

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Global trade important to all U.S. meats

Global trade important to all U.S. meats

STILLWATER, Okla. – Redoing trade agreements has been a stated focus of the Trump Administration, fueling a degree of anxiety among some in the animal agriculture industry as they try to determine what the future holds in terms of short- and long-term effects.

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Do not mix young and old bulls in the breeding pasture

Do not mix young and old bulls in the breeding pasture

PURCELL, Okla. – With spring bull sales in full swing, cow-calf operators are assessing their bull batteries and making needed purchases; however, in most cases, producers should not place young bulls in the same breeding pasture as older, larger bulls.

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Schedule breeding soundness exams for bulls soon

Schedule breeding soundness exams for bulls soon

STILLWATER, Okla. – Although the spring calving season may still be ongoing in some operations, the next breeding season is only a few weeks away, meaning now is the time to schedule both old and new bulls for their pre-breeding soundness examination.

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A beautiful nightmare

STILLWATER, Okla. – There are plenty of reasons people choose to plant Bradford pear trees on their property. They are the same reasons cities, parks, grocery stores and neighborhoods line roadways with them.

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